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Job Title: Assistant Baseball Coach - Pitching Coach
Company Name: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, IA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/10/2024
Expire Date: 08/10/2024
Job Categories: Sports and Recreation
Job Description
Assistant Baseball Coach - Pitching Coach
The University of Iowa Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach – Pitching Coach. This is a full-time (at-will and FLSA-exempt) position which includes full University benefits. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and consideration of relevant salary market data. The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 22 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 205 regular employees and 300 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. For more information regarding Athletics, please click here.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Baseball Coach – Pitching Coach is responsible for providing administrative, instructional, and coaching assistance to the Head Coach with the purpose of building a successful, competitive intercollegiate sports program that also retains and graduates student-athletes. This position will also be responsible for utilizing a variety of sources for data collection and analytics with the purpose of developing methods and training to optimize student-athlete performance. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license, and the ability to meet the University of Iowa Driving Program standards.

Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life, and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational, and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Successful baseball coaching (Pitching Specifically) experience (3+ years) at the postsecondary or professional level.
• Proven ability to successfully identify and accurately assess the talent of baseball athletes at an elite level of the sport through the use of video analysis systems and exercise science technologies.
• Extensive experience utilizing a variety of video systems and technologies to collect data and develop analytics to optimize pitching and scouting in order to maximize overall player development.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated through public speaking engagements, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques.
• Professional experience working effectively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships;
• Operate effectively within a highly regulated team environment.
• A valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.

Desired Qualifications:

• Basic knowledge and understanding of the professionalism and intensity necessary to successfully contribute to a Division I athletics program.
• Genuine passion for and experience with supporting the holistic development of student-athletes, recognizing the interconnectedness of mental health and overall well-being;
• Working knowledge of and ability to:
o comply with NCAA rules and regulations;
o effectively communicate with and successfully recruit national caliber student-athletes;
• Demonstrated experience in off-campus talent assessment;
• Experience with Trackman, Pulse Sensor, Rapsodo, and Edgertronic Camera video systems and computer software.
• Demonstrates extensive proficiency and ability to:
o encourage and motivate student-athletes through effective analysis, feedback, and use of effective diagnostic/coaching techniques;
o maintain productive, long-term relationships with staff, students, managers, coaches of prospects, and patrons.

Application Process: Visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for keywords “Baseball” Only applications submitted at https://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted.

• Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
• Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a relevant file to the submission. Applications without both a cover letter and resume will be considered incomplete and ineligible for consideration.
• Any assistant coach hired under this exception is encouraged to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe.
• Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
• Successful candidates will be subject to a credential/education verification and criminal background check and be required to self-disclose any conviction history.
• Five professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
• As a part of the University of Iowa’s review of your application and consistent with its policies and practices, the University may access and/or view information about you that is job-related and publicly available on the internet, including but not limited to information on social media sites. The access, viewing and/or use of such information is governed by the University’s Policy on Human Rights, as well as state and federal law.
• For questions or additional information, please contact tanner-erwin@uiowa.edu.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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